FC: 1 | After Life
1: Hi, I am Brent Bishop and this is my scrap book of my new life.
2: I am an 11th grader who is 17. I recently made bad decisions in my life and I fully regret them. I was sent off around the country to make whirligigs in memory of the girl i killed in my accident. Here are some things you should know about me: -I have a very bad temper -I am looking to make people happy -I am not very liked by my peers -It is hard for me to open up to people -I am looking to build a new me
3: The theme of the book whirligig is consequences. This theme is developed strongly as I travel through the 4 corners of the country to make Lea's mother happy. Good consequence happen after he makes the Whirligigs but after his reckless driving comes bad ones. | Theme
4: The setting of this book is in many places. It takes place in his home where he spends time to get ready for a party. It always takes place at a party, on the road and many more places. The 4 main places that the story takes place is Washington, Florida, California and Maine. | Setting
5: "This is his trip to take, not theirs." Chapter 5, p. 65 | 'We never know all the consequences of our acts. They reach into places we can't see. And into the future, where no one can." Chapter 3, p. 38 | "Birds don't live alone, I told myself. They live in flocks. Like people. People are always in a group. | Quotes
6: Symbolism The whirligigs in the story are a metaphor for Brent;s life as it goes by fast in a disorderly fashion. The order comes back as he makes each whirligig and finds the perfect place for it. The whirligigs take on their own life aw they effect the lives of individuals in each septate location.
11: IT'S ALL ABOUT THE MEMORIES
12: WE WANDER FOR DISTRACTION, BUT WE TRAVEL FOR FULFILLMENT. | HILAIRE BELLOC
19: A GRAND ADVENTURE IS ABOUT TO BEGIN | WINNIE THE POOH
21: HALF THE FUN OF TRAVEL IS THE ESTHETIC OF LOSTNESS. | RAY BRADBURY
22: ARE WE THERE YET?
25: 1 | OUR GREAT ADVENTURE